Serene Elegance and Olfactory Splendor at Mexico City’s Casa Polanco

A minimalist environment elevated by a unique collaboration with local perfumer, Xinú

Overlooking CDMX‘s Parque Lincoln, Casa Polanco (opened during the summer of 2022) celebrates the architectural history and contemporary art scene of the sprawling metropolis. The luxurious 19-room boutique hotel offers an elegant, minimalist environment with a peaceful palette of natural colors accented with fresh plants and green marble. Built in the 1940s, the historic neoclassical villa has been artfully restored and expanded (led by architect …

Karat EG Candle

Imagined by perfumer Carlos Benaïm for the boutique luxury fragrance brand Maison d’Etto, the scent of the Karat EG candle shifts from nostalgic notes of fresh earth to a luscious Turkish rose heart and sweet amber base. Altogether, there’s an elegant intermingling of floral, verdant and herbaceous aromas. Founded by Brianna Lipovsky, Maison d’Etto first released Karat EG as a perfume in its beloved, equestrian-inspired debut …

Jurassic Flower Candle

Anybody who has visited NYC’s The Mark Hotel will recognize the lush fragrance Jurassic Flower—the hotel’s signature scent made by Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle and originally composed by renowned perfumer Carlos Benhaïm. The fragrance—now available as a candle, in a smooth, minimal ceramic vessel that’s meant to resemble magnolia petals—comprises magnolia, peach and apricot, and boasts floral and citrus notes. It provides up to 60 …